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Guide, (With An Introduction By Pico Iyer)

Guide, (With An Introduction By Pico Iyer)

NARAYAN R. K.
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Set in Malgudi, a corrupt tourist guide, together with his lover, the dancer Rosie, leads a prosperous life before he is thrown into prison. After release he rests on the steps of an abandoned temple when a peasant passing by mistakes him for a holy man. Slowly, almost reluctantly, he begins to play the part, acting as a spiritual guide to the village community. Raju’s holiness is put to the test when a drought strikes the village, and he is asked to fast for twelve days to summon the rains.

‘The best of R.K. Narayan’s enchanting novels’-New Yorker

‘A brilliant accomplishment . . . Narayan is the compassionate man who can write of human life as comedy’-New York Times Book Review

‘Narayan is such a natural writer, so true to his experience and emotions’-V.S. Naipaul

Imprint: India Penguin

Published: Aug/2018

ISBN: 9780143414988

Length : 224 Pages

MRP : ₹250.00

Guide, (With An Introduction By Pico Iyer)

NARAYAN R. K.

Set in Malgudi, a corrupt tourist guide, together with his lover, the dancer Rosie, leads a prosperous life before he is thrown into prison. After release he rests on the steps of an abandoned temple when a peasant passing by mistakes him for a holy man. Slowly, almost reluctantly, he begins to play the part, acting as a spiritual guide to the village community. Raju’s holiness is put to the test when a drought strikes the village, and he is asked to fast for twelve days to summon the rains.

‘The best of R.K. Narayan’s enchanting novels’-New Yorker

‘A brilliant accomplishment . . . Narayan is the compassionate man who can write of human life as comedy’-New York Times Book Review

‘Narayan is such a natural writer, so true to his experience and emotions’-V.S. Naipaul

Buying Options
Paperback / Hardback

NARAYAN R. K.

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